Born In: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Hillary Clinton is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013. She was also the Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election which she lost to her Republican opponent Donald Trump. Married to former US President Bill Clinton, she served as the First Lady of the United States during her husband’s presidency from 1993 to 2001. Born in Chicago, she was determined and ambitious from a young age. She qualified as a lawyer from Yale Law School and embarked on a successful legal career before venturing into politics. During her tenure as the First Lady, she began developing her own political career and was sworn in as U.S. senator in January 2001. A popular senator, she was easily re-elected to a second term. Soon she set her ambitions higher and served as the Secretary of State in the Obama Administration from 2009 to 2013. She left office after Obama’s first term. In 2015, she formally announced her candidacy for the presidency in the 2016 election and was formally nominated at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Following a highly publicized election contest, she lost to Republican Trump on November 8, 2016.
Also Known As: Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton
Spouse/Ex-: Bill Clinton
father: Hugh E. Rodham
mother: Dorothy Howell Rodham
siblings: Anthony Rodham, Hugh E. Rodham Jr.
children: Chelsea Clinton
Born Country: United States
political ideology: Democratic
Ancestry: Dutch American, British American
City: Chicago, Illinois
U.S. State: Illinois
Founder/Co-Founder: Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families
education: Yale University, Wellesley College
awards: 1994 - Living Legacy Award for her vast contributions in so many fields.
1997 - Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
1999 - Lifetime Achievement Award for the Ukrainian organization's support.
1999 - Mother Teresa Award for her humanitarian efforts
2009 - Salute to Greatness Award
2009 - Margaret Sanger Award for outstanding contributions to the reproductive health and rights movement.
2010 - George McGovern Leadership Award for her commitment and visionary approach to ending global hunger.
2012 - Champions for Change Award for Leadership
2012 - Lifetime Achievement Award for her efforts for peace and reconciliation
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